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NFL locals photo gallery: Kyle Van Noy and Ezekiel Ansah chatting it up at camp

Published: Friday, Sept. 4 2015 8:59 a.m. MDT

Detroit Lions outside linebacker Kyle Van Noy (BYU), left, and defensive end Ezekiel Ansah (BYU) watch during the NFL football training camp in Allen Park, Mich., Tuesday, July 29, 2014.

<img src= (Paul Sancya, AP)" /> Detroit Lions outside linebacker Kyle Van Noy (BYU), left, and defensive end Ezekiel Ansah (BYU) watch during the NFL football training camp in Allen Park, Mich., Tuesday, July 29, 2014. (Paul Sancya, AP)

For the 67 football players with Utah connections currently on NFL rosters, training camp provides an opportunity to make an impression — and plenty of photogenic moments.

There's the time that former BYU teammates Ezekiel Ansah and Kyle Van Noy were snapped chatting on the sideline at Lions camp.

Ex-Utah State linebacker Jake Doughty took part in the annual Packers training camp tradition of riding a young boy's bike from Lambeau Field to practice across the street, and a photographer was there to capture the moment.

Minnesota Vikings running back Matt Asiata, a former Ute, was seen training — and jumping over blocking dummies — alongside veteran rusher Adrian Peterson.

Green Bay Packers Jake Doughty (Utah State, Juan Diego High) rides a bike to NFL football training camp Saturday, July 26, 2014, in Green Bay, Wis.

<img src= (Morry Gash, AP)" /> Green Bay Packers Jake Doughty (Utah State, Juan Diego High) rides a bike to NFL football training camp Saturday, July 26, 2014, in Green Bay, Wis. (Morry Gash, AP)

With training camps well underway and the first full week of preseason games just over a week away, here's a look at photos of several of the Utah locals training in NFL practices.

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